News and Analysis
German SUV manufacturer Borgward has drafted in two-time Dakar Rally winner Nani Roma for the 2020 edition of the race.
Fernando Alonso completed another two-day test with the Toyota Hilux on roads used in last weekend's Baja Poland, as his preparations for the 2020 Dakar Rally continue.
Nasser Al-Attiyah and Adrien van Beveren confirmed their overall victories in SxS and bikes respectively on the Merzouga Rally in Morocco.
For the first time in Morocco’s Merzouga Rally, Dakar winner Nasser Al-Attiyah did not win a stage and Spaniards Jose Antonio Hinojo and Javier Blanco prevailed on stage four.
Adrien Van Beveren (Yamaha) extended his lead in the Merzouga Rally after his nearest rival, Michael Metge, broke the engine of his Sherco TVS on stage three of the Moroccan event.
Yamaha's works rider Adrien Van Beveren set the fastest time on the opening stage of the 2019 Merzouga Rally, while Dakar winner Nasser Al-Attiyah prevailed in the SxS class.
Michael Metge and Nasser Al-Attiyah lead the way after the first kilometers of the Merzouga Rally 2019.
Two-time Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso will get his first taste of Dakar machinery on Wednesday and Thursday when he tests the Toyota Hilux in South Africa.
The 2019 Dakar closed with an emotional picture for the heavyweight stars of the Truck division: a hug between the victorious Russian Eduard Nikolav (Kamaz) and the defeated Dutchman Gerard de Rooy (Iveco).
KTM rider Sam Sunderland inherited third place in the 2019 Dakar Rally's bikes classification after his one-hour penalty he received earlier in the event got revoked.
A three-hour penalty incurred by its highest-placed rider Kevin Benavides has put paid to Honda's chances of winning the 2019 edition of the Dakar Rally.
Motorsport.com can reveal that over the last two months Toyota has been planning for the eventuality that Fernando Alonso will decide to contest the Dakar Rally in future.
Sebastien Loeb's long-time co-driver Daniel Elena says he is so incensed by the inaccurate roadbook on this year's Dakar Rally he would be prepared to quit the event.
Defending Dakar Rally champion Carlos Sainz has branded the roadbook of the 2019 edition “a disaster” after his costly accident on the third stage.
Dakar Rally star Nasser Al-Attiyah has confirmed that he has spoken with Fernando Alonso about the possibility of the Spaniard testing his Toyota Hilux in Qatar in February.